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Self-harm: detection and support on Twitter

  title={Self-harm: detection and support on Twitter},
  author={Muhammad Abubakar Alhassan and Isa Inuwa-Dutse and Bello Shehu Bello and Diane Rasmussen Pennington},
Since the advent of online social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook, useful health-related studies have been conducted using the information posted by online participants. Personal health-related issues such as mental health, self-harm and depression have been studied because users often share their stories on such platforms. Online users resort to sharing because the empathy and support from online communities are crucial in helping the affected individuals. A preliminary analysis… 
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